You’ve seen them — the annoying little bits of bling, as Nick Wilson aptly characterized them — that pop up a little thumbnail of the page a link points to. How can you get rid of these bothersome gnats that flutter up all over blog and web pages these days? Well, you could go to the snap site and download a cookie, but if you don’t want to do that, follow these simple steps:

1. Use Firefox as your browser and download and install the adblock extension.

2. Go to adblock preferences (under the tools menu) and add as a new filter:


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